ROKAF Takes Delivery of its First A330MRTT

The first ROKAF A330MRTT arriving at Gimhae Air Base, Republic of Korea. ROKAF

AIRBUS DEFENCE and Space announced today, January 30, that it has delivered the first A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF).  The aircraft, 18-001 (c/n 1787, ex EC-331), had been flown to Gimhae Air Base on November 12 last year, but its arrival was only announced today.

The ROKAF has ordered four A330MRTTs, the second of which, EC-334 (c/n 1848, ex F-WWKJ), is currently under conversion at Getafe, Spain.  The third and fourth are F-WWKP (c/n 1883) and c/n 1891.